RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Human Rights

A collection of news and information related to Human Rights published by this site and its partners.

Top Human Rights Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Helen Bamber dies at 89; tireless activist for torture victims

    Helen Bamber dies at 89; tireless activist for torture victims
    Helen Bamber's father read to her as a child in pre-war Britain, but there was nothing warm or comforting about the experience.
  • Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions

    KIEV/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine said Russian tanks had flattened a small border town and pro-Russian rebels had made fresh gains in its east, as EU leaders signaled on Saturday they would threaten more sanctions against Moscow over the crisis....

    Bahrain detains Shi'ite rights activist on arrival at airport

    MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahraini authorities detained prominent human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja on Saturday on her arrival at the Gulf state's airport, her mother told Reuters. Maryam is the daughter of Shi'ite Muslim activist Abdulhadi Abdulla Hubail...

    UN force battles Syrian rebels on Golan Heights

    JERUSALEM United Nations troops from the Philippines stationed on the Syrian Golan Heights exchanged fire with Syrian rebels surrounding their base on Saturday as another group of Filipino troops were extricated from a neighboring post, the U.N. and...

    China and Hong Kong poised for showdown over democracy

    China and Hong Kong poised for showdown over democracy
    Hong Kong is poised for a showdown with China when the Chinese parliament meets later on Sunday, with the largely rubber-stamp body likely to snuff out hopes for a democratic breakthrough in the regional financial hub at elections due in 2017....